Arts and Humanities

Second-order subjects in Arts and Humanities include Art History, Graphic Arts, Languages, Literature, Religious Studies, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Visual Arts, and World Cultures.

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Antología Abierta De Literatura Hispana
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Una antología crítica de textos literarios del mundo hispanohablante. Se enfoca en autores canónicos y también se intenta incluir voces marginadas. Cada texto tiene una introducción y anotaciones creadas por estudiantes.

A critical anthology of literary texts from the Spanish-speaking world. A focus on canonical authors and an attempt to include voices that have been marginalized. Each text includes an introduction and annotations created by students.

Subject:
Literature
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Rebus Community
Author:
Julie Ward
Date Added:
01/01/2017
The Inside, Outside, and Upside Downs of Children's Literature: From Poets and Pop-ups to Princesses and Porridge
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Children's literature is written for children and youth, but the analysis of children's literature requires careful attention to text as well insightful interpretation of the ways in which authors and illustrators present the human condition, the physical world, imaginative experiences, and global forces. Children's literature is also a $4-billion-a-year industry that impacts social practices, politics, financial markets, schools, literacy rates, history, and art. Whatever the reason for your interest, children's literature is a big deal.

Subject:
Literature
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
Jenifer Schneider
Date Added:
11/19/2021
Let's Get Writing!
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A freshman composition textbook used by the English Department of Virginia Western Community College (VWCC) in Roanoke, Virginia. It aligns with ENG 111, the standard first-year composition course in the Virginia Community College System (VCCS). The ten chapter headings are:

1. Chapter 1 - Critical Reading
2. Chapter 2 - Rhetorical Analysis
3. Chapter 3 - Argument
4. Chapter 4 - The Writing Process
5. Chapter 5 - Rhetorical Modes
6. Chapter 6 - Finding and Using Outside Sources
7. Chapter 7 - How and Why to Cite
8. Chapter 8 - Writing Basics: What Makes a Good Sentence?
9. Chapter 9 - Punctuation
10. Chapter 10 - Working With Words: Which Word is Right?

This book was created by the English faculty and librarians of VWCC using Creative Commons -licensed materials and original contributions.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Composition and Rhetoric
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
Ann Moser
Elizabeth Browning
Jenifer Kurtz
Katelyn Burton
Kathy Boylan
Kirsten Devries
Date Added:
07/01/2018
Moving Pictures: An Introduction to Cinema
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A free and openly licensed resource that introduces students to the art and science of moving pictures, offering an in-depth exploration of how cinema communicates, and what, exactly, it is trying to say.

Subject:
Visual Arts
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University of Arkansas
Author:
Russell Sharman
Date Added:
01/12/2021
Open Iberia/América
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Open Iberia/América is an online Open Access collection of short pedagogical edition/translations of premodern Iberian and Latin American texts modeled after the editorial practices of commercial anthologies.

Subject:
Literature
Material Type:
Reading
Author:
Christi Ivers
Date Added:
11/19/2021